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Blockchain Technology and NFTs: How to Have A More Transparent and Trusted Future

Cryptopolitan 31 Mar 2023
Blockchain tech uses distributed nodes/computers to verify transactions on a consensus without the use of middlemen in a secure and transparent manner ... In addition, the use of NFTs as utility tokens can help to prevent fraud ... Gucci teamed up with “digital artisan” Wagmi-san to design accessories and clothing which can be used to personalize NFTs.

FEATURE: Producer of famous Kyoto fabric opens overseas base as demand shrinks

Kyodo 30 Mar 2023
"I hope to introduce the world to the beauty of Nishijin fabrics," said Hosoo, who has used cloth customarily reserved for high-grade kimono and obi belts to make wallpaper and other interior design furnishings ... "It has been handed down for 1,200 years from generation to generation, made with techniques unparalleled in the world," Hosoo said.

Borealis Art Guild April classes

Hibbing Daily Tribune 30 Mar 2023
Choose your favorite colors, and learn how to use metallic inks, glitter inks & pearl inks in your own unique designs ... It was initially used on clothing for royalty and the upper class. Explore the fascinating world of batik art ... watercolor paintings on rice paper using wax.

How Tetris director Jon S Baird transformed Aberdeen into 1980s Soviet Russia – and the ...

Metro UK 30 Mar 2023
A fast paced, fun thriller on steroids that just happened to be about one of the world’s most famous video games’, he explains ... ‘One of our producers Leo Blavatnik is from that part of the world, he used to always say it was like somebody had turned the colour down. Everything was grey and even the clothes were all brown and grey and stuff.’.

Peat Bog Yields Oldest Known Scottish Tartan Fabric

Ancient Origins 28 Mar 2023
To date, no other recovered cloth found in Scottish territory has been dated to before this time ... World’s Rarest Textile is Made From the Silk of One Million Spiders ... There is no doubt about the cloth’s identity as a true tartan ... World’s Oldest Trousers Used Methods Still Employed by Modern Fashion.

The shocking extent of Britain's plastic crisis: UK waters now contain 100 TIMES more microplastics ...

The Daily Mail 28 Mar 2023
These used filters which only picked up microplastics bigger than 0.3 mm ... Scientists said this mimics the increasing amount of plastic products used by society for things such as packaging, bottles and clothing. And it shows the world is still 'far from' achieving a reduction in single-use plastic, they warned.

Are we ready for secondhand fashion?

Khaleejtimes 27 Mar 2023
That our clothes can denude the earth is a thought that makes me want to take the upcycling initiatives around the world seriously. Perhaps it is time for us to chuck fast fashion where we discard clothes we consider out of vogue and adopt more accountable ways of lending our wardrobe for future use in some part of the world.

Dress for Success Kelowna helping women back to work

Castanet 27 Mar 2023
Our clients are treated to a personalized dressing and pampering experience that leaves them feeling confident and beautiful and ready to take on the world.”. The new and gently used clothing that Dress for Success outfits their clients in is provided through the generous support of donors.

Albany International Announces CFO Transition

Eagle-Tribune 23 Mar 2023
Albany International Corp ... Mr ... Nolan ... Mr ... Albany International is a leading developer and manufacturer of engineered components, using advanced materials processing and automation capabilities, with two core businesses. Machine Clothing is the world’s leading producer of fabrics and process belts used in the manufacture of all grades of paper products ... .

BREAKING: Kitsbow in Old Fort announces closing

McDowell News 22 Mar 2023
Using materials from all over the world, Kitsbow made clothing with “innovative materials to create quality, durable gear without sacrificing style.” In December 2019, the company announced it would move its operations from California to Old Fort ... This team made more clothes than any other apparel operation that uses one-piece-flow.

UPDATE: Local leaders react to closing of Old Fort apparel maker Kitsbow

McDowell News 22 Mar 2023
Started in 2012 by mountain bikers, Kitsbow has been a premium clothing brand for cyclists. Using materials from all over the world, Kitsbow made clothing with “innovative materials to create quality, durable gear without sacrificing style.” In December 2019, the company announced it would move its operations from California to Old Fort.

My View: Remembering a lifetime of hit-or-miss sewing adventures

The Buffalo News 21 Mar 2023
I used to enjoy watching my mom sew on her old Singer sewing machine ... Why can’t I just donate or toss them? The styles have come and gone – believe, me, no one in the world would ever use or want them. Same holds true for all the doll clothes she made for my Barbie, Francie, Skipper, Midge and Tutti Frutti dolls.

Willow Crossley: “The little things in nature make such a difference”

Harpers Bazaar 18 Mar 2023
After finishing school, she moved to the capital to study at the London College of Fashion, before entering the world of glossy magazines. “My mum used to work at Vogue and I was always obsessed with clothes, so I automatically thought, ‘This is what I want to do, too,’” she recalls.

Virginia native lives through ‘Naked and Afraid’ survival TV show

The Virginian-Pilot 16 Mar 2023
Even the crew was feeling it and they had first-world luxuries of clothing and anything they could use as barriers ... But as is the case with many shows that test a person’s ability to survive in the wilderness — and in this case without clothes or shoes — the issue became a mental one.

Parkinson’s disease linked to common chemical banned in Europe — but allowed in 48 US states

New York Post 16 Mar 2023
A chemical widely used to dry-clean clothes has been linked to the rise in Parkinson’s disease, the world’s fastest-growing brain condition ... Only two US states, New York and Minnesota, have prohibited the use of TCE, which is still permitted for degreasing and spot dry cleaning in most of the United States.

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